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Tavola

2500 Binjiang Dadao, Shanghai, China (Lujiazui)
021-20228288
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Ranked #412 of 12,439 Restaurants in Shanghai
Price range: $40 - $80
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lujiazui
Description: TAVOLA Shanghai Italian Dining is an idea venue for business entertainment, and for sharing the nice moments with friends. Even before you lost in the nice food and good wine, you will already feel slightly tipsy from the cool breeze over the water.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We walked down from our hotel looking for somewhere easy to get dinner; and stumbled across Tavola, an Italian restaurant. We were welcomed by extremely friendly staff, and not having a reservation was no problem. We sat overlooking the river watching the cruise boats (delightful in itself) and were treated to breads and nibbles to start off with. Our dinner... More

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Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We found this restaurant by accident as we were wandering along the riverside on a Saturday afternoon. Nice interior and good english-speaking staff. Food quality was flawless. We will return.

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

we went to this restaurant because it was pouring outside and were seeking refuge. We were greeted by smiling faces and a warm welcome. The restaurant is sleek and stylish, and the river views are great. We loved the carpaccio, and the Daniella ham with honey truffle oil was amazing. Great Italian food for a reasonable price.

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Shanghai, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

As a resident of Shanghai, this is one of my favorite restaurants to go to. It is a smaller sized restaurant, with modern furniture and a great standard. The food is excellent and the service is great. Their new chef "Alberto", is great and will even make food that is no longer on the menu. I go here with my... More

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Hong Kong
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Slow service, small glasses of wine, servers more interested in their mobile phones than attending to customers, food not bad. I did mot understand why others raved about this very average or below average service experience.

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Shanghai, China
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It was a great experience with my friends..nice location,good food and excellent service it was a highly recommended THUMBS UP..

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Tavola-Shanghai, Tavola Management at Tavola, responded to this review

Dear Ryan, We appreciate your patronage very much. your support is a great encouragement to provide a good food and quality service.If you would like to learn more about our deals and promotions, please send us an email to contact.sh@Tavola.cn or you can follow us in wechat to subscribe our newsletter. Thanks again for your kind support! Tavola Management More

Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Tavola is great !! Even they had to change chefs frequently never changes the standard ... My favorite restaurant in shanghai !!

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Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We went to Tavola for Sunday brunch (7 people total). All of us enjoyed the meal- excellent options for the price in Shanghai! Many menu items to choose from- great place for a vegetarian!!!

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I was there one time with my friend! The food was only ok, The service was really bad !!!!!!!!!! Sorry I am not gonna come back since is far for me !

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Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Went there with some friends for a 40th bday celebration. Service was good and food was nice. I will definitely go back for a second check.

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